Akamai Reaches New Web Traffic Milestone

Akamai said today that traffic on its global content delivery network (CDN) reached a new peak last week of 106 Tbps (terabits per second). It was the first time in the company’s 20-year history that the peak volume of data it delivered exceeded the 100 Tbps threshold. “Delivering 106 terabits per second is roughly the […]

TV Networks’ Web Traffic Up In March

TV networks have grown into a major force online as Web audiences have shown an increased appetite for video content. A third of the top 15 news and information Internet properties in March were owned by TV networks, and all five saw double-digit traffic growth since the same month last year, according to traffic data from analytics company comScore. WorldNow and Gannett were No. 2 and No. 4, respectively, in traffic growth between March 2013 and March 2014.

Nielsen Admits Undercounting Web Traffic

The Nielsen Co. disclosed Thursday it has been undercounting traffic to websites — for at least the last three months — due to a flaw in its system that failed to recognize long internet addresses, underestimating “time spent” on the Internet and especially social-media sites.